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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey
N 40° 45.173 W 073° 58.892
18T E 585974 N 4511823
Quick Description: US Benchmark Designation 814 located in Manhattan, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 5/3/2008 8:27:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM3Q1Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 32

Long Description:
Near the intersection of 5th Avenue and East 41st Street, at the southeast entrance to the New York Public Library, 37 feet northwest of the northwest curb of 5th Avenue, 36 feet northeast of the extended northeast curb of East 41st Street. Station is the horizontal bar of a chiseled 'T' in the vertical northeast face of the granite base of the northeast lion statue (the one on the right when facing the entrance to the library), 0.3 feet northwest of the east corner of the base and 2.4 feet above the concrete apron in front of the building.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): New York City Board of Estimate and Apportionment

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): Chiseled T

County: New York

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): The Library USGS Central Park Quad, NY,NJ

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]


Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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